Tag: advocacy

Strategies for Working with Congress, 1/2-day course in DC

Strategies for Working with Congress, 1/2-day course in DC

Strategies for Working with Congress Effective Communication and Advocacy on Capitol Hill Build important relationships with key players on Capitol Hill. Congressional staff aren’t just your way through a member’s door; they are the door. How do you get results from these vital, behind-the-scenes individuals? This course helps you: Understand the dos and don’ts for […]

Strategies for Working with Congress, 1/2-day course in DC

Strategies for Working with Congress, 1/2-day course in DC

Strategies for Working with Congress Effective Communication and Advocacy on Capitol Hill Build important relationships with key players on Capitol Hill. Congressional staff aren’t just your way through a member’s door; they are the door. How do you get results from these vital, behind-the-scenes individuals? This course helps you: Understand the dos and don’ts for […]

Strategies for Working with Congress, 1/2-day course in DC

Strategies for Working with Congress, 1/2-day course in DC

Strategies for Working with Congress Effective Communication and Advocacy on Capitol Hill Build important relationships with key players on Capitol Hill. Congressional staff aren’t just your way through a member’s door; they are the door. How do you get results from these vital, behind-the-scenes individuals? This course helps you: Understand the dos and don’ts for […]

Developing an Effective Conclusion to your Argument

Developing an Effective Conclusion to your Argument

Whether you are delivering a speech to sway an audience or writing a closing argument for the courtroom, you want to deliver an effective conclusion. A few rules can help guide you. photo credit: jimduell The most important emotion in the conclusion of any argument is that of your audience. Ultimately, it is not your […]

Designing your Questions to Get the Answer You Want

Designing your Questions to Get the Answer You Want

As an advocate, particularly in a courtroom setting, it is important to think out in advance the answer you want to hear and then design your questions to present a view toward obtaining that desired answer. photo credit: Taylor.McBride™ Ultimately, you are seeking an answer that favors your position. And a big part of your […]

Three Aspects of Advocacy – Tips for Trials

Three Aspects of Advocacy – Tips for Trials

Understanding the basic rules and aspects of advocacy can prepare you to be a much better advocate for your client. photo credit: Steve Punter It is commonly assumed that the purpose of a trial is to discover the truth. This is actually not the primary purpose of a trial. As an advocate, one of your […]